AirWatch Unveils Comprehensive Device and Application Management Features for Windows Phone 8 Devices

ATLANTA – October 29, 2012 – AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and BYOD management, unveils comprehensive device and application management support for Windows Phone 8® devices.

AirWatch provides complete mobility management solutions for Windows Phone 8 enterprise deployments and supports device and application management functionality.

“With the introduction of the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, partnerships with important enterprise players like AirWatch will continue to make Nokia Lumia the most obvious choice for business.” said David Mason, Global Head of Business Mobility, Nokia. “Nokia Lumia brings innovative experiences that people love like wireless charging - so your phone is always charged - while Windows Phone 8 ensures IT administrators are confident the company’s data is secure.”

Device Management

  • Require device encryption and disable SD card
  • Configure passcode policies
  • Install corporate and user certificates
  • Configure Exchange ActiveSync profiles for multiple accounts and set sync schedule
  • Capture detailed device information; including name, model, manufacturer, UDID and OS version
  • Gain visibility into current carrier network, GPS location, device battery and memory levels
  • Send Microsoft Push Notification Service (MPNS) messages
  • Perform enterprise or full device wipe

Application Management

  • Install and update internal apps
  • View installed internal apps and versions
  • Recommended public apps
  • Deploy enterprise Company Hubs

“Consumerization of IT requires enterprises to support the latest mobile devices on the market,” said John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch. “As the world’s largest MDM provider, AirWatch has the largest development organization and the resources to consistently deliver the latest capabilities ahead of the industry.  Instant Windows Phone 8 device support is yet another example of AirWatch being ahead of the curve and enabling enterprises to secure corporate devices and support BYOD initiatives.”

Watch a video on AirWatch and Windows Phone 8 here

About AirWatch by VMware

AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 13,000 global customers. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content, and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases, including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and containerized solutions for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online at www.air-watch.com. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

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